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McCracken v. Arnot (In re Pacific Cargo Services, LLC)

Citation: 
McCracken, et al. v. Arnot (In re Pacific Cargo Services, LLC), BAP No. )R-14-10136-KiKuJu (BAP 9th Cir. Feb. 19, 2015)
Ruling: 
The 9th Circuit BAP affirmed judgment of the bankruptcy court (D. Or.) avoiding transfer as a preference. The judgment avoided debtor's prepetition transfer of legal malpractice claims to creditors as part of a prepetition settlement of a pending lawsuit. ...
Judge(s): 
Kirscher, Kurtz, and Jury
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Velasquez v. Bank of America (In re Velasquez)

Citation: 
NC-14-1237-TaPaJu (9th Cir. BAP February 24, 2015) Unpublished
Ruling: 
The dismissal of the administrative bankruptcy case did not automatically divest the bankruptcy court of jurisdiction. The bankruptcy court applied to correct legal standard to determine whether to retain jurisdiction by considering the economy, convenience, fairness, and equity. ...
Judge(s): 
TAYLOR, PAPPAS, and JURY, Bankruptcy Judges
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Wegesend v. Onewest Bank (In re Wegesend)

Citation: 
In re Wegesend, No. HI-14-1236-KuJuKi (9th Cir. B.A.P. Feb. 20, 2015).
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court improperly granted motion to dismiss, treated as motion for summary judgment, without giving nonmovant opportunity for discovery. (Not-for-publication memorandum.)
Judge(s): 
Frank L. Kurtz, Meredith A. Jury, and Ralph B. Kirscher, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Manchester v. Funderburgh (In re Funderburgh)

Citation: 
Manchester v. Funderburgh (In re Funderburgh), 2015 WL 412774 (10th Cir. BAP February 2, 2015)
Ruling: 
The BAP affirmed the bankruptcy court's denial of the debtor's discharge and avoidance of fraudulent transfers, ruling that the bankruptcy trustee was not precluded from asserting the claims by the dismissal "with prejudice" of a duplicate adversary proceeding.
Judge(s): 
Michael, Romero, and Jacobvitz
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Sazegar v. Jadidolahi (In re Sazegar)

Citation: 
CC-14-1188-TaDPa (9th Cir. BAP February 19, 2015)
Ruling: 
In the unpublished decisions, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP"), the BAP affirmed the bankruptcy court. Rule 7004(b)(9) Fed.R.Bankr.P. provides that service of a motion for stay relief is to be made on the debtor at the address listed ...
Judge(s): 
TAYLOR, DUNN, and PAPPAS, Bankruptcy Judges.
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